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Desmodium canadense - SHOWY TICKTREFOIL

Product Code: DES-CAN-X
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$5.99

This adaptable native wildflower perennial has great wildlife benefits, and its flowers, leaves, and seedpods are all considered ornamental. It grows in bushy clumps, with pink flowers that appear for 3 weeks in late summer. Very adaptable.

Very good plant for pollinators, and the flat seedpods (burs) can easily spread by sticking to clothes and fur.

Can be planted in naturalistic plantings, prairie style plantings, woodland edges, pollinator gardens, hummingbird gardens, bird gardens, low maintenance gardens, and can used for naturalizing. Due to its bushy habit it can be used in a flower bed, alongside Echinacea, Helenium, Phlox, Panicum and other prairie perennials.

Picture copyright : peganum, Commons Wikipedia

Blooming Time: July/August
Size: 
3-4' tall x 2-3' wide (can reach up to 5' tall depending on soil and moisture)
USDA Zones: 
3 to 7
Culture:
 full sun to half shade,
Moisture Needs:
medium to moist
Origin: 
native to the US (Midwest, Northeast, some central states) and Canada (see the USDA distribution map)
Deer/Rabbit Resistant:
no / no
Attracts Butterflies or Pollinators: 
native bees, butterflies, host plant for the larvae and caterpillars of many insects, and the seeds are often eaten by song birds, game birds and mammals
Attracts Hummingbirds:
yes
Pot Size:
 square 3.5" x 5" deep pot

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Desmodium canadense - Showy Tick Trefoil - very good native plant for pollinators, butterflies, songbirds, seed feed small mammals

Desmodium canadense - SHOWY TICKTREFOIL

$5.99
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This adaptable native wildflower perennial has great wildlife benefits, and its flowers, leaves, and seedpods are all considered ornamental. It grows in bushy clumps, with pink flowers that appear for 3 weeks in late summer. Very adaptable.

Very good plant for pollinators, and the flat seedpods (burs) can easily spread by sticking to clothes and fur.

Can be planted in naturalistic plantings, prairie style plantings, woodland edges, pollinator gardens, hummingbird gardens, bird gardens, low maintenance gardens, and can used for naturalizing. Due to its bushy habit it can be used in a flower bed, alongside Echinacea, Helenium, Phlox, Panicum and other prairie perennials.

Picture copyright : peganum, Commons Wikipedia

Blooming Time: July/August
Size: 
3-4' tall x 2-3' wide (can reach up to 5' tall depending on soil and moisture)
USDA Zones: 
3 to 7
Culture:
 full sun to half shade,
Moisture Needs:
medium to moist
Origin: 
native to the US (Midwest, Northeast, some central states) and Canada (see the USDA distribution map)
Deer/Rabbit Resistant:
no / no
Attracts Butterflies or Pollinators: 
native bees, butterflies, host plant for the larvae and caterpillars of many insects, and the seeds are often eaten by song birds, game birds and mammals
Attracts Hummingbirds:
yes
Pot Size:
 square 3.5" x 5" deep pot

 

Customer Reviews

1 Review
  • Desmodium canadense - SHOWY TICKTREFOIL 4

    Posted by A Rodman on 25th May 2021

    Will raise rating once these take hold. Just planted! and eager for the results. These Plants arrived Healthy, , in ground within a week. Looking to have local fly-bys enjoy this Native! Gave it a tough area, on a roadside bank but the plants so far seem pleased.